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3 hrs ago | National Review Online

Quin Hillyer: Casting a Paul on American Strength

It's almost as if some nuttiness of his own was allowable as long as it didn't go as far as his father's did.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Kentucky, Life, Hobbies, Conspiracy Theory, Western Kentucky University, Dick Cheney

5 hrs ago | National Journal

Florida Special Election Pits Candidate's Personal Wealth Against the Power of Super PACs

Curt Clawson has spent millions of his own fortune to become a member of Congress.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Trey Radel, Representative Michele Bachmann, US Senate

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Lowell Sun

Know when to vote for GOP

People ask all the time if there is any way of knowing whether one is predisposed to cast a ballot for a Republican Party candidate.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Peter King, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, US Senate, Chris Christie, US Governors, Gay/Lesbian, Opinion

Breitbart.com

NYT: Common Core is Wedge Election Issue for GOP

Though the Common Core initiative was once dismissed as a little-known and tedious education policy issue, the New York Times says that the nationalized academic standards have grown to be a central electoral issue that is separating establishment Republicans from grass roots, limited government activists.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, New Times, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Bobby Jindal

The Washington Post

Two senators, two directions

In 2013, freshmen senators Ted Cruz and Rand Paul seemed like two peas in a pod.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Ted Cruz, Washington, DC, Iran, World News, Middle East, Vladimir Putin

The Wichita Eagle

Rand Paul facing more intense criticism from right and left - which he says is 'a sign of success'

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. speaks at a GOP Freedom Summit, Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Manchester, N.H. Several potential Republican White House contenders _ among them Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, Sen. Ted Cruz, and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee _ headline a conference Saturday in New Hampshire, hosted by the conservative groups Citizens United and ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Manchester, NH, Senator Ted Cruz, Mike Huckabee, Hillary Clinton

Sunherald.com

Rand Paul facing more intense criticism from right and left —...

Heeding a recent lesson from another potential 2016 presidential contender - former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton - Paul gripped the sides of the podium and moved his head and shoulders from side to side.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Hillary Clinton, Democrat, Peter King, US House of Representatives

Examiner.com

GOP's best shot: Marco Rubio

Some might believe that if Jeb Bush can't do it no one can, rescue the Republican Party from itself that is.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Barack Obama

Daily Record

Don't count him out: Christie picture still coming into focus

Chris Christie seemed poised to hit the comeback trail three weeks ago. With the release of a report from his administration's internal investigation, he said it exonerated him from connection to the George Washington Bridge scandal.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, New Jersey, US Politics, US News, New Jersey Government, US Senate, Republican, Mitt Romney

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Journal and Courier

Bangert: Turner's ethics, Statehouse trust on trialBangert: Turner's...

The General Assembly's practices will be on trial, too, when state Rep. Eric Turner faces the House Ethics Committee on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Cicero, IL, Opinion

News Max

Viguerie: Time for Tea Party to Take Back 'Hijacked' Republican Party

Tea party conservatives who are angry at establishment Republicans for allowing the GOP to be "hijacked" need to "take our party back," longtime conservative advocate Richard Viguerie says.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Tea Party, 2012 Presidential Election, Mitt Romney

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Is Jeb Bush too old school for the new GOP?

Is Jeb Bush's moment over? Not in his mind. The former governor of Florida says he's considering a campaign to become his family's third president, even though he dreads "getting back into the vortex of the mud fight."

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform, Hank Azaria

OregonLive.com

Mitch McConnell, Rand Paul and Barack Obama face a closet full of Pants on Fire lies: PolitiFact Oregon Roundup

Did House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi really say Obamacare and longer emergency room visits would be a great way to meet new friends? Spoiler alert -- the claim is part of a collection of Pants on Fire ratings in today's PolitiFact Oregon Roundup.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barack Obama, Tom Harkin, Representative Bruce Braley

Free Republic

Rand Paul urges Harry Reid to ‘calm the rhetoric’ on Cliven Bundy

Republican Senator Rand Paul called on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to 'calm the rhetoric' on Cliven Bundy, arguing the Nevada senator's 'domestic terrorist' comment was 'liable to stir up' the situation and lead to violence.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Harry Reid, Democrat, Federal Prisons, Prison

Philly.com

Rand Paul's supply-side distortions

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul claimed that 20 million jobs were created after President Ronald Reagan's dramatic tax cuts in the 1980s, and that this was the "last time" such job growth took place.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Hispanic Business

Ted Cruz Is Top Dog in Texas: Poll

April 18--A new survey finds that U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is the "top dog" in Texas politics, but that Texans also favor expanding Medicaid, raising the minimum wage to $10 an hour, and enacting the Paycheck Fairness Act, a Democrat-backed measure that would make it harder for employers to defend against gender discrimination claims.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Texas Government, Texas, Republican, Senator Marco Rubio, Bobby Jindal, US House of Representatives

Examiner.com

Rand Paul Caught Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Rand Paul is a favorite of Tea Party Republicans in large part because he has based has his entire political career on refusing to cooperate with the Democrats on anything, regardless of the consequences.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Kentucky Government, Kentucky, Ron Paul, US House of Representatives

WMUR-TV Manchester

Presidential primary poll shows leader in 1 party, crowd in other

ONE HAS A CLEAR FARVEINGTS WHILE THE OTHER HAS A CROWDED PACK. JOSH MCELVEEN IS HERE TO BREAK DOWN THE NUMBERS.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, Senator Marco Rubio, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Hillary Clinton

Roll Call

Michele Bachmann Endorses in Florida Special Election

Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., has endorsed businessman Curt Clawson with days to go in the Republican primary race to replace former Florida Rep. Trey Radel.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Trey Radel, Tea Party, US Senate

WMUR-TV Manchester

Amy Kremer to resign from Tea Party Express

Amy Kremer, the Tea Party Express chairman who's played a major role in elections for the past five years, is resigning.

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Related Topix: US News, Tea Party, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Lee, Mitch McConnell

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